Songs of Earth. Ray Lewis.
Songs of Earth

Songs of Earth

New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1917. First edition. Small 8vo, frontispiece, 121pp; blue cloth stamped in gilt. Slightly rubbed; neat ownership signature; close to fine, without jacket. Item #205668

First book, a collection of modernist poems, by the woman who would become a pioneer and longtime promoter of the Canadian film industry as a writer, theater manager, and longtime editor of a magazine devoted to Canadian film. This copy includes a photographic frontispiece portrait that has been signed by Lewis in ink. We are aware of another state of this book in cloth-backed boards with a different frontispiece and different pagination.

Price: $195.00

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